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Position
C
 
Jersey
11
Name  Anze Kopitar
Born  8/24/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  224
Shoots  L
12/11/2014 10:09:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar scored a goal during Thursday's victory against the Senators.
Insight: It was his sixth goal of the season, and Kopitar now has 13 points overall. He has been disappointing this season, but hopefully Thursday's goal gets him going.
 
11/15/2014 7:03:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar scored his fifth goal of the season on the power play to tie the game agaisnt the Ducks on Saturday.
Insight: Center Jarret Stoll then scored on the power play in overtime to give the Kings the come-from-behind victory. Kopitar has eight points this season.
 
9/26/2014 1:20:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar will play between Marian Gaborik and Justin Williams this season which could help him break into the next level.
Insight: Kopitar scored 29 goals and 70 points in 82 games last season and has scored at least 61 points in every full season. But he's only cracked 80 points one time. The addition of Gaborik might change that.
 
9/19/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: Kings head coach Darryl Sutter believes that center Anze Kopitar does not get the recognition for his offensive game according to the Orange County Register.
Insight: Kopitar scored 29 goals and 70 points in 82 games last season. He also led the Stanley Cup playoffs in points. The center will certainly draw attention in standard fantasy leagues as he should go pretty early.
 
Hot5/6/2014 8:33:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar has generated at least one point in all nine games this postseason.
Insight: Kopitar leads the NHL with 14 points (four goals, 10 assists) in these Stanley Cup playoffs.
 
4/14/2014 4:37:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar quietly had another very good season.
Insight: Kopitar scored 29 goals, had 41 assists (70 points), attempted 200 SOG and recorded a +34 rating. He was the only non-Bruin in the top five in plus/minus.
 
4/13/2014 9:01:00 AM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar found the net twice Saturday in a shootout loss to Anaheim.
Insight: He missed his only shootout attempt. The two goals brings Kopitar's scoring streak to three games in a row. Los Angeles will face San Jose in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
 
3/30/2014 9:12:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar sniped two goals Saturday in a victory over Winnipeg.
Insight: It's his third multi-goal effort of the season. The Kings have now won six in a row. Kopitar owns a +4 rating during the streak.
 
Hot12/28/2013 10:37:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist Saturday, giving him four points during a three-game scoring streak.
Insight: Kopitar has 12 goals and 33 points in 39 games which is close to his expected pace. He's also a +21 and has 95 SOG, making him a strong fantasy property.
 
Hot11/3/2013 11:07:00 AM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar notched a goal and an assist in each of his last two games.
Insight: Kopitar has three goals, 12 assists and 44 SOG in the first 15 games.
 
10/20/2013 10:26:00 AM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar had three helpers Saturday against Dallas.
Insight: Kopitar doesn't have a goal yet, but he does have eight assists in the first nine games. He's scored at least 61 points in each of his six full seasons and had 42 in 47 games during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign.
 
6/9/2013 9:15:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar had his best game of the series Saturday versus the Blackhawks.
Insight: He scored his third goal of the postseason early in the third period before delivering a clutch assist to send the game into overtime. Kopitar finished with nine points in 18 postseason games.
 
Hot3/10/2013 10:12:00 AM
Description: Kings forward Anze Kopitar scored his eighth goal of the season on his lone SOG Saturday against the Flames.
Insight: After taking at least 230 SOG in four straight seasons, Kopitar has just 34 in 22 games this season, a pace of 127 per 82 games. However, he has still been a point-per-game player due to a 23.5 scoring percentage and 14 assists. He has 19 points in his last 17 games.
 
2/28/2013 11:51:00 AM
Description: Kings forward Anze Kopitar assisted on Los Angeles' first goal and later scored the game-winner in a 2-1 victory over Detroit Wednesday night.
Insight: Kopitar took four SOG in Wednesday's game, which is surprisingly more than he took in the previous three games combined. Despite averaging just 1.6 SOG per game (2.8 last season), Kopitar has six goals and 17 points in 17 games. He has attempted at least 230 SOG in the last four seasons so we expect him to start firing away in the second half.
 
1/26/2013 10:57:00 PM
Description: Kings forward Anze Kopitar scored a pair of goals to help Los Angeles win its first game of the season Saturday versus Phoenix.
Insight: Kopitar missed the season opener with a knee injury and didn't record a point in the first two games but he was back to his old self Saturday.
 
1/23/2013 6:13:00 PM
Description: Kings forward Anze Kopitar didn't have any issues with his injured knee after making his season debut on Tuesday. SOURCE: LAKingsInsider.com
Insight: "The knee feels good. I didn't have any problems with it. I pretty much forgot I was wearing (a brace) out there." Kopitar has potential to be a point-per-game contributor and should be owned in all leagues.
 
1/22/2013 11:06:00 AM
Description: A Denver Post report says Kings center Anze Kopitar (knee) will return to the lineup on Tuesday versus the Colorado Avalanche.
Insight: The original injury had a 3-4 week timeframe, but he'll apparently play a lot sooner with the help of a knee brace. Kopitar had 25 goals and 51 assists last season and is obviously a must start if on the ice.
 
1/19/2013 12:43:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar (knee) skated on his own this week and has been fitted for a knee brace.
Insight: The original injury had a 3-4 week timeframe, but it is looking like he'll only miss one week of the regular season if there are no setbacks. This is good news for one of the league's top centers and fantasy owners of his linemates Dustin Penner and Justin Williams as well.
 
1/10/2013 5:39:00 PM
Description: Kings GM Dean Lombardi said that Anze Kopitar (knee) will only need 2-3 weeks of recovery time. SOURCE: Helene Elliot, Los Angeles Times
Insight: Kopitar's agent said this week that the forward would need 3-4 weeks but it looks like he'll be back sooner than that. He should only miss two or three games in addition to training camp, but he's been playing in Sweden and should be ready to go when his knee heals. The center has exceeded 70 points in four of the last five seasons.
 
1/7/2013 9:37:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar will be sidelined for the next 3-to-4 weeks according to his agent, Pat Brisson. Kopitar hurt his knee playing in Europe during the lockout.
Insight: The season is set to start in about a week and a half so Kopitar should miss a handful of games. Don't let that discourage you from taking him early in this year's fantasy draft, however. When he's healthy, Kopitar (25 goals, 51 assists in 2011-12) is one of the most dominant scorers in all of hockey.
 

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